Kevin Loftin Riverfront Park playground is closed indefinitely due to safety concerns.  New playground equipment has been ordered.



LYNX Silver Line Virtual Open House

Posted on October 22, 2021

NOW OPEN (through November 3)- Public engagement is continuing as CATS seeks valuable input for further refinement of the LYNX Silver Line light rail alignment and station locations. Please click the links below to  find updates on the ongoing planning and design efforts for the proposed LYNX Silver Line light rail.  Virtual Public Meeting Online...

2020-2029 Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) and 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) Updates

Posted on October 4, 2021

NOW OPEN: The Gaston Cleveland Lincoln MPO has announced a public comment period for proposed updates to the 2020-2029 Transportation Improvement Plan and 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan. Please see the official announcement below, or visit the TIP and MTP Proposed Amendments webpage for more information. The deadline for public comment is Oct. 31, 2021.  ...

Transit-Oriented Development Virtual Workshop

Posted on September 27, 2021

NOW OPEN- CATS has now launched a virtual workshop that allows you to provide input on station area planning ideas on the proposed LYNX Silver Line station areas- including Belmont. Click the link below to share your thoughts and ideas about the early visions for what development could look like surrounding the future station location....
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Yard Waste Collection Clarification

Posted on September 15, 2021

There was some confusion generated by the yard waste flyer that recently went out in the monthly water bills about grass clippings and leaf collection. The city has and will continue to pick up grass clippings and leaves that are bagged and placed on the curb if a pick-up is scheduled by Tuesday at 12PM....

Summer/ Fall 2021 Transportation Newsletter

Posted on August 20, 2021

Click the link below to view our first interactive transportation newsletter! Summer/ Fall 2021 Transportation Newsletter  
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Targeted Listening Sessions: Connect Beyond Regional Mobility Plan

Posted on August 16, 2021

The Connect Beyond Team is hosting targeted listening sessions with community members from across our 12-county region to help refine the draft recommendations for CONNECT Beyond's regional transit plan. These virtual listening sessions will be interactive interviews that can be done in English or Spanish and take approximately 30-minutes to complete. Each household that participates...
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Public Comment Period NOW OPEN for the 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP)

Posted on August 6, 2021

AUG. 2- AUG. 31, 2021- The GCLMPO is updating its Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), a long-range, fiscally-constrained plan that defines the transportation network that will serve both present and projected volumes of vehicular traffic, public transportation use, bicycle, pedestrian, aviation and freight travel in and around the urban area through the year 2050. The MTP...
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2020 Water Quality Report

Posted on June 9, 2021

Annual Water Quality Report Now Available The City of Belmont's 2020 Annual Water Quality Report is now available to the Public. We release this report each year to meet state requirements and to also keep our citizens informed about their drinking water. To view the report, please click the link below. VIEW 2020 WATER QUALITY...
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DelWebb to provide a portion of the South Fork Parkway & New Greenway

Posted on May 27, 2021

May 24, 2021- Belmont City Council  approved DelWebb's development plans, which will include the construction of a .73 mile segment of the new South Fork Parkway that will provide a connection between Armstrong Ford Rd and Nixon Rd in Phase 1 of the project.  The developer has also agreed to mitigate their impacts through improvements...
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City Council Adopts Resolution of Support for Light Rail Alignment

Posted on May 2, 2021

April 5, 2021- Belmont City Council adopted a Resolution of Support for the LYNX Silver Line Locally Preferred Alternative alignment and station location for the proposed light rail in Belmont.   For more information, please refer to the following presentations: February 2021 Public Engagement: Focus Area #1 (Belmont to I-485) March 15, 2021 City Council...
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Duplicate Water Public Notice

Posted on March 9, 2021

ATTENTION: Information Regarding the Water Public Notice Received With Utility Bills  This past month the City of Belmont released a Public Notice regarding your drinking water. The City posted an alert here on our website as well as sent out a flyer notification with your Utility Bills. This month you will notice there are Public...

CATS SilverLine Virtual Public Meeting

Posted on March 2, 2021

On Monday, February 16, 2021 CATS held a virtual public meeting on focus area 1 (Gaston County/Belmont to I-485).  The virtual meeting goes over details of the proposed SilverLine alignment.  To view a recording of this virtual public meeting click here.
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City of Belmont Upgrading Their Phone Systems

Posted on February 25, 2021

City of Belmont 2/25/21 Service Update In an effort to continue providing the best service possible to our citizens, the City of Belmont will be upgrading our phone systems on Friday 2/26/21. Our Technology Team will be working diligently to complete this process as quickly as possible.  However, during this time you may experience delays...
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Virtual Martin Luther King Jr Unity Service

Posted on January 16, 2021

Monday, January 18th, at 7:00pm the City of Belmont will be livestreaming the annual Martin Luther King Jr Unity Service on our YouTube page. You can join in on the celebration by visiting The event details are below and can be viewed on the attached flyer as well. This Virtual Service includes: ★ Music...
Belmont Solid Waste RFP 2021

City of Belmont Now Considering Proposals For Solid Waste and Recycling

Posted on January 5, 2021

The City of Belmont has now opened their RFP process for companies interested in providing Solid Waste and Recycling services. Interested parties should visit the link below to view the official document detailing the requirements that must be met. This RFP will remain open until 12pm on Friday, January 22nd of 2021. Please direct any...

Belmont Police Department Honored With CALEA Certification

Posted on November 16, 2020

The City of Belmont Police Department was recently featured in the Gaston Gazette highlighting their CALEA certification. To read the full story CLICK HERE.
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2020 Census: NC To Lose Out On Available $1.5 Trillion In Federal Funds

Posted on August 28, 2020

Why is the Census Important? A low Census response rate puts NC at risk of missing out on its fair share of more than $1.5 trillion in federal dollars from census-derived programs. This includes—but is not limited to—critical public services such as hospitals, schools, road repairs, and emergency response services. As of August 18, 2020,...
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City of Belmont Recently Featured In Travel Blog Series

Posted on August 7, 2020

Travel Blog Feature The City of Belmont was recently featured in a travel blog operated by Heather and Walter Burks called The Burks and Beyond. Heather and Walter are Gaston County natives that are also local business owners. In their travel blog series they showcase some of their favorite locations not only in Gaston County,...
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City of Belmont 4th of July Fireworks Going Ahead as Scheduled

Posted on July 4, 2020

WCNC report on local communities still hosting their 4th of July fireworks show.  To view the article or watch the story on WCNC click here.
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Welcome to our new website!

Posted on July 2, 2020

As you can see, things are very different. Not only do we have a a new website, we have a new logo! We have been working diligently to create a website that was not only beautiful, but significantly easier to navigate. Although our website is live and active, we are still working behind the scenes...
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